Syracuse Orange

6th ACC I | 22-11
    • Is this the year Syracuse University Cross-Country/Track & Field gets their 1st NCAA Outdoor Track champion?
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      Is this the year Syracuse University Cross-Country/Track & Field gets their 1st NCAA Outdoor Track champion?

      This week 13 Syracuse Orange track and field athletes head to Lexington, Kentucky in the hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Championships next month in Eugene, Oregon. While each of these athletes is hoping to make it to Eugene, two of them have legitimate NCAA title hopes. Freddie Crittenden III and Justyn Knight are both among the favorites in their events and have an opportunity to become Syracuse’s 1st Individual NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Champion. The Orange have just one track & field individual champion in school history- Jarret Eaton won the 60m hurdles at the 2012 NCAA Indoor championship. Crittenden enters this week’s regional with the 3rd fastest time in the country this season. His

    • Slovakian forward Marek Dolezaj commits to SU
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      Slovakian forward Marek Dolezaj commits to SU

      Marek Dolezaj, a Class of 2017 forward out of Slovakia, has committed to the Syracuse Orange, as he revealed to Scout.com on Tuesday. Scouting service Europhopes originally tweeted the news on Sunday afternoon. TNIAAM also confirmed the news with a source mid-day Monday. Dolezaj, a 6-foot-9 forward, is extremely versatile. He can shoot it from 3, consistently it mid-range jumpers and get to the basket. He’s long, which will fit well in Jim Boeheim’s 2-3 zone. From a position standpoint, Dolezaj has told Evan Daniels in the past that he can play the two or three, and can change his game for whatever is asked of him. Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Indiana, Georgia Tech and Florida were the programs that

    • TNIAAM chats with Donovin Darius
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      TNIAAM chats with Donovin Darius

      After a standout career with the Syracuse Orange(men), Donovin Darius went on to have a long stay in the NFL as well. But since his playing days ended, the former Big East defensive player of the year (1997) has been plenty busy. Along with the Donovin Darius Foundation, which partners with Jacksonville, Fla.-area no-profit organizations to equip local young people and families with necessary life skills, he also works with the NFL Players Association Executive Committee. With the NFLPA, Darius helps players transition into and out of the league — something that complements his newest venture pretty well. Darius is on the Board of Advisors for the newly-formed American Flag Football League, along